Calvin Browne calvin at orange-tree.alt.za
Wed May 13 19:54:39 SAST 2009

On Wed, 2009-05-13 at 09:42 +0300, McTim wrote:
> hi,
> On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 9:28 AM, Abulkhirat Esam
> <AbulkhiratE at africa-union.org> wrote:
> > Dear colleagues,
> >
> > This is a presentation (link below) made at last week's RIPE meeting by a
> > representative of Autonomica, one of the root server operators. It seems to
> > expresses some serious concerns from a stability perspective about ICANN's
> > plan to effectively allow unrestricted growth in the root zone file in the
> > context of new gTLDs.
> I share those concerns, but am confident the financial barrier will
> mean very low uptake.

the proposed financial barrier (while maybe high in developing
countries) are imho quite small. I think I could easily get a dozen
South African companies interested without doing too much of a marketing



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